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Amid rising tensions with Ethiopia, Egyptian-Sudanese forces will begin conducting joint military exercises this Wednesday. 
Recently, Egypt has made a swath of decisions that seek to advance its strategic interests and national security.  Last Monday, President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī announced that Egypt would be providing $500 million to rebuild Gaza after the most recent violence with Israel.  Before that, while at...
Official spokesperson for the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Aḥmad Ḥāfiẓ stated that Egypt rejects any unilateral efforts by Ethiopia to resume filling the Renaissance Dam during flooding season this summer. 
After opening the bottom canals of the Renaissance Dam in anticipation of the second filling, Egypt responded by debunking Adis Ababa’s claims and stressing the gravity of its actions on Egypt and Sudan. 
During the last weeks of March, we witnessed a new development in the attempted thawing of relations between Egypt and Turkey.  Ayman Nour [Ayman Nūr], head of “al-Sharq” television network, announced that he had met with representatives of the Turkish government to discuss “toning down” criticism...
On Sunday, Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sāmiḥ Shukrī and Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Muḥammad ʿAbd al-ʿĀṭī participated in a meeting about the Renaissance Dam with their Sudanese and Ethiopian counterparts under the supervision of South Africa. 
Uncertainty over the Renaissance Dam continues even after the election of Joe Biden to the American presidency. 
Sudan is suffering from a terrible situation after the level of rains and floods this year surpassed previous records, leading to the death of dozens of people and the destruction of thousands of homes.
Water experts criticized Sudan’s former positions in negotiations with Egypt and Ethiopia over the Renaissance Dam, saying the positions amounted to political games as opposed to serving the country’s strategic interests.  These experts further warned that if the new government under the leadership...
Ambassador Bassām Rāḍī, official spokesperson for the Office of the President, said that Egypt welcomes the White House statement regarding the ongoing negotiations on the Renaissance Dam.

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